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Izaak Walton
(1593-1683) born on
Aug 09
English author. He wrote "Compleat Angler," 1676 as well as the biographies of John Dunne and George Herbert.
         
   
F
Angling may be said to be so like mathematics that it can never be fully learnt.

R
God never did make a more calm, quiet, innocent recreation than angling.
A
We may say of angling, as Dr. Boteler said of strawberries, 'Doubtless God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did.'
N
No man can lose what he never had.
K
That which is everybody's business is nobody's business.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Compleat Angler."
R: "The Compleat Angler," ch. 5, 1653.
A: "The Compleat Angler," ch. 5, 1653.
N: "The Compleat Angler."
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
   


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